Offering interdisciplinary enrollment, this minor includes foundational Wellness courses as well as a range of interdisciplinary electives that embrace evidence-based science and education vis-a-vis selected domains of wellness. A cross-cultural, lifespan approach to individual and population wellness and well-being is offered as an experiential learning initiative.
This minor is open to all undergraduate students at Northeastern University.
The Minor in Wellness Studies was developed and is led by the School of Nursing at the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. Electives are offered through a range of Schools and Colleges across the University in collaboration with the School of Nursing.
This interdisciplinary approach to learning facilitates student choice and academic flexibility when tailoring this program of study to suit their personal and Tprofessional learning interests, styles and needs.
To apply, please log in with your Northeastern account and complete the minor declaration form.
– Minimum 2.0 GPA
– On ground
The Minor is satisfied by the completion of 4 (2 required and 2 elective) courses.
A final grade of C must be achieved in all courses.
Pass/ Fail elections are not allowed.
On ground, online, and abroad deliveries will be offered.
Curriculum subject to change. For most up-to-date information please refer to the university’s academic catalog.
NRSG 1205 Wellness
NRSG 1206 Wellness Abroad
NRSG 5000 Advanced Perspectives in Wellness
HSCI 1105 Human Nutrition
HSCI 1107 Nutrition Service Learning
HSCI 2350 Advanced Nutrition in Health and Disease
EXSC 1120 Intro to Exercise, Fitness, and Health
COMM 2135 Sex and Interpersonal Communication
COMM 3230 Games for Change
HLTH 2302 Alternative Medicine
HLTH 5002 Mindfulness: Theory and Practice
NRSG 2206 Global Perspectives in the Science and Practice of Mindfulness
SOCL 1246 Environment and Society
PSY 2306 Feeding Behavior and Eating Disorders
WMNS 2800 Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression
Maria Sorensen DNP, MSN, RN
Assistant Clinical Professor and Director, Boston Undergraduate Program of Nursing
Bouvé College of Health Sciences
106 D Robinson Hall
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Please contact the Bouve Office of Student Services for assistance with course registration or if you have questions about the minor.